A renewed interest in grammar, from pedagogical and research perspectives, has created the need for new approaches to assessing the grammatical ability of language learners. This book presents a comprehensive framework of second language grammatical knowledge and uses this as a base to help readers create their own assessment tools to test students' grammar.
1 Differing notions of grammar for assessment 2 Research on L2 grammar teaching, learning and assessment 3 The role of grammar in models of communicative language ability 4 Towards a definition of grammatical ability 5 Designing test tasks to measure L2 grammatical ability 6 Developing tests to measure L2 grammatical ability 7 Illustrative tests of grammatical ability 8 Learning-oriented assessments of grammatical ability 9 Challenges and new directions in assessing grammatical ability
Assessing Grammar by James E. Purpura
James E. Purpura
Cambridge Language Assessment
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